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Nayani assures stern action against eve-teasers


Hyderabad: Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy on Monday informed that a total of 204 SHE Teams have been actively working across the Telangana State.

Replying to a query raised by TRS MLA Konda Surekha and Congress legislator Dr. J. Geetha Reddy during Question Hour in State Legislative Assembly, the Home Minister claimed that crime against women, especially eve-teasing, has significantly reduced after the formation of SHE Teams. He said as many 100 SHE team are operating in Hyderabad while 60 teams have been deployed in Cyberabad. He said most of the people arrested by SHE teams were youngsters. However, the habitual offenders were being booked under Nirbhaya Act.

The Home Minister said that the State Government was proposing to increase the number of SHE teams in the State. (INN)

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